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AS 4839-2001

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The safe use of portable and mobile oxy-fuel gas systems for welding, cutting, heating and allied processes (Reconfirmed 2016)
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English

Published date

28-09-2001

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Specifies requirements for the selection of safe oxy-fuel gas hand-held or portable equipment used in welding, cutting, heating and allied processes. This Standard also details the safe operation and maintenance of this type of equipment. It applies to portable or mobile gas cylinders, inclusive of manifolded packs of cylinders. Reticulated systems and fixed piping, together with equipment, such as permanently mounted flame-cutting machines, are not intended to be covered by this Standard.

This Standard specifies selection, operation and maintenance procedures for oxy-fuel gas hand-held or portable equipment used in welding, cutting, heating and allied processes. This Standard applies to equipment supplied from portable or mobile gas cylinders, inclusive of manifolded packs of cylinders. Cylinder mounted regulators, which may be easily removed by the users, control the downstream pressure for this equipment. The connection between the regulator and the downstream equipment is welding hose.Reticulated systems and fixed piping, together with equipment such as permanently mounted flame-cutting machines, are outside the scope of this Standard.

Committee
ME-002
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 4101 0
Pages
18
ProductNote
Reconfirmed 26/08/2016.This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 26/08/2016
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Current
Supersedes

First published as AS 4839-2001.Reconfirmed 2016. First published as AS 4839-2001.

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